Saturday, October 16, 2004

BBC NEWS | Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | New Zealand's hardy farm spirit

*Tagline for the day*

CAP (Common Agriculture Policy) is BAD (Bad and Dumb)!

Okay...not as catchy as I would have liked it but it still stands. What's the point of having an agricultural plan that helps the big (and already rich) farms, subsidises wasteful (read food mountain) and pollutive measures and best of all, raises cost for your consumers?

But for the flipside, go read EU Food and Agricultural Policy, basically a propergandist piece of White Paper but hey that's just me....


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